Borussia Dortmund is ready to battle Juventus and two Premier League clubs for Ghana-eligible winger Callum Hudson-Odoi this summer, according to a report from England.
The 21-year-old forward has been struggling for games time under Thomas Tucel after featuring 28 times with the London-born played full ninety minutes only six times from a possible 63 in all competitions.
Hudson-Odoi was omitted from Chelsea’s matchday one squad against Everton at Goodison Park on Saturday evening after falling in the pecking order behind new signing Raheem Sterling, Kai Havertz, Christian Pulisic and Hakim Ziyceh.
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However, Sky Sports claimed that Ghanain descent representatives are in talks with Borussia Dortmund over a season loan deal as the Bundesliga giant is eager to strengthen its frontline with Nigerian ace Karim Adeyemi ruled out for some weeks after he suffered a leg injury on his debut during their 1-0 win Bayer 04 Leverkusen on Saturday.
The Yellow Submarine are in the race to bring three-cap England winger Signal Iduna Park after they failed to sign the Chelsea star on loan last season as the Blues turned down the proposal.
Borussia Dortmund will have to battle Juventus and two Premier League clubs Leicester City and Southampton for the services of Hudson-Odoi.
Brenda Rodgers wants to bring the player to King Power Stadium after not being able to sign Super Eagles star Ademola Lookman on a permanent basis, while Ralph Hassenhuttl’s Southampton are pushing to secure a loan deal.
Hudson-Odoi burst onto the scene at the senior level after winning the under-17s World Cup with England in October 2017 before making his Chelsea debut the following January and then in March 2019 becoming England’s youngest ever competitive debutant.
Bayern Munich had made a move to sign the Ghana-eligible in the summer of 2019 after the Bundesliga defending champions made £22.5 million as his contract was running down but it was rejected and penned a new deal to remain at Stamford Bridge.
Hudson-Odoi has been highly rated by Chelsea after he made 126 appearances scored 16 goals and provide 22 assists in his short career, winning the Champions League, Europa League and Club World Cup, and was also named Young Player of the Year in 2019.